225 classic and contemporary recipes showcasing the fabulous flavors of fresh fruits. It's summer in a jar! A jar of jam, writes Linda Ziedrich, is a memory brought back to life - a memory of summer's bounty and abundance. With the recipes and techniques in this comprehensive, clear-cut handbook, you can enjoy the sweet taste of the season's fruit all year round. Picture your pantry shelves lined with sparkling, colorful jars of jams, jellies, and other sweet preserves, and imagine the fun and satisfaction of creating these delicious, economical treats. You'll point with pride at your Caramel-Apple Jam, Concord Grape Jelly, Pear-Apricot-Orange Preserves, Strawberry-Kiwi Jam, Lemon Curd, Red Grapefruit Marmalade, Ginger Preserved in Syrup, Brandied Peaches with Vanilla, and much, much more!
Linda Ziedrich is a certified Master Food Preserver and Master Gardener who frequently teaches classes and performs demos on a range of preserving topics across the Pacific Northwest. She is also the author of The Joy of Pickling, now in its third edition, and The Joys of Jams, Jellies, and Other Sweet Preserves. She blogs at A Gardener's Table. She lives in the Willamette Valley of Oregon.